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Description: South Lodge and Gate Screen (Shawdon Hall)
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236595
OS Grid Reference: NU0967713942
OS Grid Coordinates: 409677, 613942
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4193, -1.8487
HEDGELEY SHAWDON HALL
NU 01 SE
8/250 South Lodge and
31.12.69 (Shawdon Hall)
Lodge and gate screen, probably 1858 by John Dobson. Ashlar; Lakeland slate
roof. Square gatepiers with tall plinth, attached scroll-topped jambs,
moulded capitals and square urn finials, hold renewed wrought-iron double
gates; flanking sections of screen wall each with open 3-bay arcade of round
arches with keystones and imposts, above plinth; moulded coping. To left is
end pier with moulded flat top, and attached lower wall with pitched coping,
ending in pilaster. To right is end of lodge; pedimented gable, pilasters,
12-pane sash window in keyed architrave. Left return of lodge, to drive,
1 storey, 2 bays: tall plinth, end pilasters, eaves cornice. Central porch
with renewed door under keyed archivolt with impost band. 12-pane sashes in
keyed architraves. Coped gables; central stepped-and-corniced stack with
tripartite shaft. Rear gable end of lodge shows similar window.
Later extension to rear right of lodge is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU0967713942
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Source: English Heritage
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